Saturday, Apr 29, 2017

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LONDON (Monitoring Desk): Mayor Sadiq Khan recently said that British Prime Minister Theresa May should withdraw the state visit invitation to US President Donald Trump over his extremely hostile... Read more
5 hours 19 min ago
CAIRO (FPP): Pope Francis pleaded for peace in a visit to Egypt on Friday as he attended a service in solidarity with the embattled Coptic minority at a church bombed by Daesh. The pontiff walked to... Read more
5 hours 44 min ago
UNITED NATIONS (AFP): The United States sounded a global call to action on the North Korean nuclear threat Friday, exhorting Beijing to use its "unique" leverage to rein in Pyongyang and avert "... Read more
21 hours 27 min ago

Pakistan

KARACHI (PPI): Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has on Saturday demanded Sindh government to not make the role of Rangers in Karachi controversial every three months. Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan... Read more
5 hours 28 min ago
KARACHI (APP): Enraged Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar on Saturday lashed out at provincial government, saying that politicians are busy in making property from Karachi resources in Dubai. Talking to... Read more
5 hours 30 min ago
LAHORE (Online): Pakistan Peoples Party Central Punjab president and former Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira said on Friday that had his party wanted the government would have been ousted in... Read more
19 hours 8 min ago

Afghanistan

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani said on Saturday the country was in a critical situation, warning that dropping guard would help the enemies achieve their objectives in Afghanistan.... Read more
5 hours 10 min ago
KABUL (AFP): In his first public appearance in about 20 years, Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar on Saturday addressed a crowd of supporters in Laghman province and called on all insurgent... Read more
5 hours 11 min ago
KUNDUZ (TOLONews): Taliban insurgents have closed parts of the Baghlan-Kunduz highway to traffic, security sources confirmed Saturday. According to them, the Taliban attacked parts of Baghlan-e-... Read more
5 hours 14 min ago

Business

ISLAMABAD (Online): Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has forwarded the summery to Ministry of Petroleum for decreasing  the prices of petroleum products.  After the approval of Prime Minister... Read more
21 hours 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (APP): Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Tuesday met with US Treasury Secretary Mr. Steven Mnuchin and briefed him about the economic development since 2013, according to an Embassy press... Read more
3 days 20 hours ago
KARACHI (NNI): The petroleum product prices likely to go down by Rs 1 to Rs 2 per liter as the crude oil price declined in the world market on expectation that Organization of the Petroleum Exporting... Read more
3 days 21 hours ago

Sports

BARCELONA (AFP): Andy Murray gained revenge on Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas and nine-time champion Rafael Nadal cruised into the semi-finals of the Barcelona Open on Friday. Ramos-Vinolas beat the... Read more
5 hours 42 min ago
KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan Cricket Board has shortlisted FATA and Dera Murad Jamali among five regions announced for the possible sixth team of the third edition of Pakistan Super League.... Read more
19 hours 6 min ago
DHAKA (AFP): The Bangladesh Cricket Board is considering to issue show cause notice to Pakistan Cricket Board for cancelling the tour to Bangladesh. Chairman PCB Shaharyar Khan on Wednesday had... Read more
21 hours 32 min ago

Fashion

LONDON (Monitoring Desk): Britain's Oxford University has decided to name one of its rehearsal rooms to honour Pakistani singer Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, making him the first South Asian artist to... Read more
5 hours 34 min ago
MUMBAI (AFP): Bollywood Diva Katrina Kaif has declared former Indian player Rahul Dravid her favorite cricketer for his gentle behavior. In a statement, Katrina Kaif said that she hasn’t said more... Read more
5 hours 40 min ago
KARACHI (PPI): Popular singer Atif Aslam will perform in Karachi hockey stadium alongside famous international artists. Special security arrangements have been made by the organizers for the upcoming... Read more
1 day 3 hours ago